The most common football pool is the standard square football pool. This pool is built around a simple chart calls for no skill or previous knowledge of how to bet the spread or of the game of football in general. In this article I will explain how easy this to partake in and how much fun this form of gambling on football can add to the game. How a square football pool works is very simple. Whoever the party host or pool host may be creates at 10 squares by 10 squares chart; this is numbered on each axis from After all the squares have been sold, each box is then assigned at random so that everyone has a fair chance to get a coveted square.
Another method some pool hosts use is to have all the entrants write their names down inside a single square of their liking on the blank square pool sheet and then use 10 cards Ace through Nine to randomly draw the numbers at the top and side of the pool sheet. How do you know which squares are the best?
This is simple, so the way this works is that every square on the board will assign two numbers. For instance, if you had a square in the middle of the board, this would correspond to 5 for the home team and 5 for the away team.
The numbers correspond to either the last number in the home or away team score depending on where the square is located. So 20 points would be a 0 whereas 35 would be 5 points. So how do you win?
Point spreads and fantasy football statistics are not involved. A betting board is more like a lottery with the winning numbers determined by the score of the game. Draw a square grid on the betting board that contains boxes; 10 across and 10 down.
Leave some space in the margins outside of the top and left side of the grid because you will need to write numbers there later.
Make your boxes large enough for players to clearly write their names inside. Fill up the boxes with participants. The game is one of chance and does not require any strategy or science, therefore the players should choose the boxes that feel are lucky for them. Fill up the entire board if possible; empty boxes mean there is a chance that there will be no winner. You can even turn the game into a fundraiser; sell a raffle ticket for each box, which can be turned in for a prize for the person who chooses the winning box.
Insert the numbers into the boxes. Write the numbers zero through nine on slips of paper and drop them into a hat. Pull out a slip and write that number above the box at the upper left-hand corner of the grid. Continue drawing and writing numbers until each column has a digit over top of it. Put the numbers back in the hat and follow the same process, this time writing the numbers along the left-hand side of the grid so that each row across has a number. Determine your winner based on the numbers.
The horizontal numbers are for team one and the vertical numbers are for team two, and thus these numbers declare the winner. For example, the final score of the game is 28 to Find the column with the eight above it and then go down that column until you meet the box in the row that is marked by the seven. The person whose name appears in this box is your winner. Determine the number of winners; up to four people may win. Announce a winner by checking the score at the end of each quarter.